During its 2012 Session, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law to temporarily suspend the examination requirement for qualified individuals seeking initial licensure as a conventional onsite sewage system installer.
The four year window to obtain licensure without passing the written test begins July 1, 2012, and ends July 1, 2016. In order to qualify for the exam waiver, an applicant must:
Applicants who meet the above criteria may apply for the conventional onsite sewage system installer license by submitting a completed application (PDF) and fee. Individuals who fail to submit the application and fee by June 30, 2016, will be required to provide documentation of their experience or competency and pass a Board-approved examination.
NOTE: Individuals who install conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems must be licensed or work under the supervision of the licensed onsite sewage system installer responsible for the installation project. The licensed onsite sewage system installer must:
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